Blues & Brews: Durango Blues Train Returns

Blues & Brews: Durango Blues Train Returns

Colorado’s Durango Blues Train returns August 21st & 22nd, 2015. Lineup features Mark May Band, The King Stan Band, Possessed By Paul James, Charlie Parr, Reverend Deadeye, and Big Jim Adam. Saturday, August 22, tickets almost sold out!

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The Durango Blues Train returns on August 21st and 22nd for two consecutive evenings of music aboard the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad in Durango, Colorado. This unique music experience presents two consecutive evening of music featuring two full bands, and four solo and duo acts. Musicians perform in their own vintage coach, while passengers are free to sample each musical act by traveling from one coach to the next. Limited tickets are on sale now for the August Blues Train departure at

“We are excited once again bring the Blues Train to Durango. Each year the train grows in popularity. This August event has performers from as far away as Texas and Minnesota – a testament to how unique this moving experience is,” said Steve Gumble, founder of the Durango Blues Train. “Hop aboard and join some of the Nation’s premier folk and blues musicians on this rolling party.”

The Durango Blues Train is pleased to announce the artists performing each night on August 21st and 22nd. The second weekend installment of the Blues Train welcomes musical guests Mark May Band, The King Stan Band, Possessed By Paul James, Charlie Parr, Reverend Deadeye, and Big Jim Adam.

For line-up details, click here.

This 3 ½ hour train excursion begins at the historic train depot at 7:00 p.m. (MST) when the steam engine fires up and it’s all aboard for an experience of a lifetime. As the train departs, the performances begin with each artist filled coach treating passengers to a musical journey on the historic Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge steam powered train. In addition to a full night of music, passengers will experience spectacular canyon views from the “Highline,” a world-famous section of railroad on the cliffs above the Animas River.

The Durango Blues Train is pleased to announce Ska Brewing and Telluride Brewing Company as official beer sponsors for the 2015 Blues Train. Both local and regional breweries bring their award-winning beer aboard the Blues Train for passengers to enjoy.

Additionally, guests can enjoy beverages including wine and light snacks while riding the train. Tickets are $95 per person, plus a 7% Historic Train Preservation fee. Tickets are limited, selling fast, and purchasers must be 21 years old to participate.

For information and to purchase tickets visit or call (866) 515-6166.

Here’s a taste of what to expect: a video from the first Telluride Blues & Brews Durango Blues Train.


The Durango Blues Train is a unique ‘moving’ experience featuring live blues acts, while passengers travel aboard the Historic Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad’s coal-fired, steam-powered train to the spectacular and breathtaking “Highline” canyon of Colorado’s San Juan National Forest.

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